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107 Apartments for rent in Belmont, CA

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Last updated December 11 at 2:31am UTC
2712 Barclay WAY
Belmont Country Club
Belmont, CA
Updated December 11 at 1:39am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,700
415 BRIARFIELD WAY
Sterling Downs
Belmont, CA
Updated December 10 at 12:02pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
Results within 1 miles of Belmont, CA
1 Elm ST 107
Cordes
San Carlos, CA
Updated December 11 at 1:39am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,650
405 El Camino Real
Cordes
San Carlos, CA
Updated December 10 at 9:42am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$6,180
Results within 5 miles of Belmont, CA
46 Club Dr
Beverly Terrace
San Carlos, CA
Updated December 9 at 8:30am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$5,495
1100 Island Drive
Redwood Shores
Redwood City, CA
Updated December 6 at 11:19am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,200
321 Treasure Island Drive
East Belmont
Belmont, CA
Updated December 8 at 10:24am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,400
4232 Bettina Avenue
Sugarloaf
San Mateo, CA
Updated December 8 at 10:25am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$4,350
City Guide
Belmont

Having trouble with Craigslist Belmont? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

Looking to land a cheap apartment for rent in Belmont? Obviously, the higher the price tag, the more luxurious the amenities tend to be (vaulted ceilings, panoramic views, granite countertops, Olympic sized pools, etc). Just don’t hesitate too long to submit a leasing app once you’re sure you’ve found your dream apartment, as rentals in Belmont aren’t usually available for long before someone swoops them up.

Luckily, apartment specials do pop up frequently in Belmont, so be sure to keep checking the listings for new deals. Also, most property managers do perform basic background/credit checks on prospective tenants, you’ll need a cosigner with good credit to help you seal the deal for your fancy new Belmont, California apartment.

Fortunately, Belmont has a lot more going for it than sweet apartment deals. Want to get out and have some fun in the sun? Plan a daytime trip to the famous, Half Moon Bay State Beach or one of the city’s many scenic nautical parks. Other popular attractions include the equally famous Aquarium of the Bay and the Hiller Aviation Museum. Plus, with San Jose, San Francisco, Napa, and Berkeley all just a stone’s throw away (assuming one can throw a stone several miles, of course), it’s safe to you’ll never run out of things to do while living the good life in Belmont.

Factor in a variety of neighborhoods and tons of unbeatable apartment deals, and we get the feeling you’ll soon be loving life in Belmont. So what are you waiting for? Start clicking away for the perfect Belmont, California apartment for rent, and happy hunting!

December 2018 Belmont Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Belmont Rent Report. Belmont rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Belmont rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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Rent Report
Belmont

December 2018 Belmont Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Belmont Rent Report. Belmont rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Belmont rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Belmont rents increased moderately over the past month

Belmont rents have increased 0.3% over the past month, and have increased moderately by 2.8% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Belmont stand at $2,730 for a one-bedroom apartment and $3,420 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. Belmont's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.4%, as well as the national average of 1.3%.

Rents rising across the San Francisco Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Belmont, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the San Francisco metro, 9 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • San Mateo has the most expensive rents in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $4,430; the city has also seen rent growth of 4.4% over the past year, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past month, Concord has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.5%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $3,040, while one-bedrooms go for $2,420.
  • Oakland has the least expensive rents in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,220; rents went down 1.2% over the past month but rose 2.8% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Belmont

As rents have increased moderately in Belmont, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Belmont is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.4% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.2% in San Jose, 1.5% in Los Angeles, and 1.0% in San Diego.
  • Belmont's median two-bedroom rent of $3,420 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 2.8% increase in Belmont.
  • While Belmont's rents rose moderately over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 0.4%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Belmont than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,060, where Belmont is more than three times that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
San Francisco $2,460 $3,100 -0.3% 1.8%
Oakland $1,770 $2,220 -1.2% 2.8%
Fremont $2,970 $3,730 0.5% 4.3%
Hayward $2,300 $2,880 0.2% 3.0%
Concord $2,420 $3,040 -1.5% 1.4%
Berkeley $2,080 $2,610 0.9% 3.0%
Richmond $2,110 $2,660 -1.0% 3.3%
Antioch $2,850 $3,590 -0.5% -0.6%
Daly City $2,480 $3,110 0.0% 3.8%
San Mateo $3,520 $4,430 -0.0% 4.4%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.